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Ayurveda Gurukulam Blog

BALA (Kurunthotti)

Kurunthotti (Kurumtotti, Bala, Mallow; Sida Cordifolia) is an Indian medicinal plant, used extensively for Ayurvedic therapies. The root of the herb is known as a good tonic and immune modulator, for balancing vata doshas.
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Sangupushpam (APARAJITA)

Sangu Pushpam (Shankupushpam, Sangu Poo, Aparajita, Butterfly Pea; Clitoria Ternatea) is a medicinal plant. A good tranquilizing/sedative agent, Shankupushpam is widely used in Ayurveda, as a brain tonic.
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Ashoka (Saraca Asoca) - Medicinal Plant

Ashoka or Asoka (Saraca Asoca, Caesalpinioideae) is a medicinal herb/plant with ample health benefits; used in Ayurveda for different treatment and procedures.
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Tulasi (Holy basil)

Tulsi or Tulasi (Ocimum Tenuiflorum/Ocimum Sanctum Linn) is a medicinal plant, well known as holy basil, sacred basil, in India. This Ayurvedic medicinal herb is an effective cough and cold medicine and used extensively for treating various health conditions.
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Benefits of Cucumber

Cucumber is widely used in Ayurvedic treatment for difficulty in urination, excessive thirst, headache, insomnia and holds a good promise in liver cancer treatment. It is called Trapusha in Sanskrit.
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Benefits of Papaya

Papaya plant is a native of West Indies and Central America. But now cultivated all over India in a moderate climate. The ripened papaya fruit is well known for its health benefits.
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